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Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Dirttracker18
Huge cost differential between the two. Seeing...

Huge cost differential between the two. Seeing as you stated you don't want to spend a lot, a level is the way to go.
Forum: General F150 Discussion 10-31-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Dirttracker18
To paraphrase a famous contractor, you can do...

To paraphrase a famous contractor, you can do anything that you can afford.

There is lots of support out there for this kind of work. If you are not finding it you are looking int he wrong...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-19-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Dirttracker18
Are you certain the piece is even in there? It...

Are you certain the piece is even in there? It is very likely that it was broken up and blown out the exhaust.
Personally I would be borrowing an inspection camera and having a look inside. If...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-19-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,119
Posted By Dirttracker18
Tuner is worth it simply for the better...

Tuner is worth it simply for the better transmission performance when towing. IMHO

That may make a big enough difference for you to be much happier when towing.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-17-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Dirttracker18
Any good shop would do a test drive after the...

Any good shop would do a test drive after the alignment and go back to fixing the issue. Hard to say what is happening but worth trying a tire rotation to see, then take it back and tell them to fix...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-17-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Dirttracker18
Did you check what I noted above? That could...

Did you check what I noted above? That could answer the questions right away.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-16-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Dirttracker18
Quick check, can you shift from park without...

Quick check, can you shift from park without depressing the brake pedal?
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-12-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Dirttracker18
LMAO I had an issue like this when I bought my...

LMAO I had an issue like this when I bought my current F150. Damn horn would suddenly start going off and I had to bang the steering wheel to get it to stop. Worst part is I usually have the tunes...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-12-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By Dirttracker18
FWIW I purchased mine from 1A Auto who is a...

FWIW
I purchased mine from 1A Auto who is a vender on this forum. I don't normally pump the tires for stores but I have had no issues with my tow mirrors and I beat the crap out of them hunting and...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-06-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Dirttracker18
Yes I have, more than once. The trick is to...

Yes I have, more than once.

The trick is to unbolt the passenger side motor mount, take off the air cleaner up top and jack that side of the engine up to make some space.

I can actually have...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-06-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Dirttracker18
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.f150forum.com-vbu...

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Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-06-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Dirttracker18
And here it is. Seriously who breaks a flex...

And here it is. Seriously who breaks a flex plate?

Interesting, the picture won't post.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3n3UIwKwAH4ejBZZFlLd0pXdzA
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 10-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,715
Posted By Dirttracker18
Do yourself a favour and change the boots an...

Do yourself a favour and change the boots an springs on the COPs while you are at it. use dielectric grease on all openings to avoid moisture getting in. You can buy a set for about $30 and it is...
Forum: General F150 Discussion 09-30-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dirttracker18
Unless you drink beer for a quality taste. If...

Unless you drink beer for a quality taste. If you simple drink for inebriation I suppose taste doesn't matter. I would not consider myself a beer snob but I would rather enjoy the taste of a good...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 09-29-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Dirttracker18
The miles are catching up with her

Pulled out of the parking lot at work and thought I had a transmission going. It slipped very badly. I pulled to the side of the road and gave it some gas and it just revved up with no movement but...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 09-28-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Dirttracker18
Agree with the others. That's a classic F150...

Agree with the others.

That's a classic F150 misfire. Not enough to set a code but enough to cause issues at low RPM and high load.

That's how I ended up with my 2007 F150 Lariat. The guy...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-26-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,321
Posted By Dirttracker18
I never said they were not knowledgable. I said...

I never said they were not knowledgable. I said they have no specific training related to what they are selling. Some may in fact be highly knowledgable.

I said never listen to a salesman as...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-26-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,321
Posted By Dirttracker18
We are not talking about tests here but his...

We are not talking about tests here but his statement that payload is stand alone and not related to towing a trailer. It most certainly is related in a very important way.
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 09-26-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By Dirttracker18
As a TV contractor once said "I can do anything...

As a TV contractor once said "I can do anything that you can afford."
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-26-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,321
Posted By Dirttracker18
Never listen to a salesman as they are just that,...

Never listen to a salesman as they are just that, salesmen. They have no training related to understanding what they are selling.

To state that the HDPP is stand alone is in error. As stated...
Forum: 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 09-26-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By Dirttracker18
I'll be very frank here. If you have to ask...

I'll be very frank here.

If you have to ask then it is way out of your ability. It was difficult back in the old days without any computer controls, now it is very difficult. It is not as simple...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-26-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Dirttracker18
All of this assumes is correct loading. If I am...

All of this assumes is correct loading. If I am correct, and most people load car trailers improperly, then the tongue weight may in fact be much higher than the usual 15%.

You can't just drive a...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-25-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,315
Posted By Dirttracker18
Next time don't move the vehicle so far forward...

Next time don't move the vehicle so far forward on the trailer. Everyone seems to want to bring the vehicle being towed all the way to the front of the trailer. With the engine in the front you are...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-18-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 785,075
Posted By Dirttracker18
Pretty sure I admitted my mistake and said that...

Pretty sure I admitted my mistake and said that openly. However as noted you had to make changes to your set up to get there.

Second, I nor has anyone else bombarded you. Also no one is calling...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-17-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 785,075
Posted By Dirttracker18
Was that so hard to do without acting like a...

Was that so hard to do without acting like a child?

I stand corrected on your payload. I still have a very hard time seeing a triple axle trailer coming in at 10200# but could again be incorrect....
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